Although we’re well into January and the holiday season is weeks behind us, you are probably still feeling the after-effects of gorging over the holidays. While most of us give ourselves a free pass to eat whatever we want during the holidays, recuperating and getting back to a healthy diet can be a real challenge. Plus, it can take a while to feel like your normal self once again.
Yet, you don’t have to wait long to feel like your usual self again. By eating healthy and clean food, you can get back to your former glory in no time. The best part about it? There is a plethora of clean food recipes that are not only healthy for you, but taste phenomenal. Below are a few of our favourite healthy and clean recipes that you have to try as soon as possible. Stop by The City Market to find all of the ingredients you need, and get back to eating well again!
But wait…what does it mean to eat ‘clean?’
That’s a good question. Food blog Greatist states that nutritionist Tosco Reno (author of Eat Clean Diet) sums it up best:
“Eating clean is about choosing fresh, whole foods with all of their nutrients intact,” says Reno. What does that mean for you? You should avoid any and all processed ingredients and foods. It’s not as hard as it sounds, though.
Chicken With Brussels Sprouts And Mustard Sauce
Love brussels sprouts? Then you’re going to love this delicious, healthy meal. Cooking Light lays out step-by-step everything you need to know about preparing this amazing meal – and surprisingly, you may already have most of the ingredients in your home. Ready in under an hour, it’s also the perfect quick meal for when you’d rather do a little less cooking and a little more relaxing.
Shrimp And Avocado Summer Rolls
Food blog My Invisible Crown has a recipe that is perfect for those that need a quick lunch or prefer to eat lighter in the afternoon, heavier in the evening. Quick to prepare and eat (about 15-20 minutes), this clean and healthy recipe will ensure that you get the nutrients you need to get through the work day without feeling the 1pm grind.
Thai Chickpea Collard Wraps With Peanut Sauce
Would you prefer a wrap for lunch? Then food blog Eat Spin Run Repeat has the perfect recipe! Unlike typical wraps, collard wraps can seriously hold a lot of ingredients without falling apart. Thus, it’s also the perfect solution if you want a light dinner. Ready to serve from prep time to serving in under 30-minutes, it’s also a great, quick meal. We have to warn you though: once you try collard wraps, you may never go back to ordinary wraps again!
It’d be a mistake to leave out a healthy recipe for the most important meal of the day – and 101 Cookbooks recipe for skinny omelettes are a perfect way to ensure you start out your morning eating the healthy and clean way. Using only a handful of ingredients such as organic eggs, sea salt, chives, pesto, goat/feta cheese, and mixed salad greens, you will be on your way to making one of the best, healthiest omelettes you have ever tasted. Who knows? Maybe it will help you to look forward to breakfast again!